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Table 1 Demographic and clinical features of diarrhea patients

From: Field evaluation of a rapid immunochromatographic dipstick test for the diagnosis of cholera in a high-risk population

Feature Cholera cases (N = 138) Non-Cholera diarrhea cases (N = 253) p value
Mean (SD) age 20.2 (15.9) 24.4 (15.6) <0.0001
Number (%) female 65 (47) 130 (51) = 0.42
Number (%) rehydrated intravenously 104 (75) 84 (33) <0.0001
Number (%) with severe dehydration a 24 (18) 14 (6) = 0.0002
Number (%) with vomiting b 122 (88) 187 (75) = 0.0012
Number (%) provided a rectal swab 66 (48) 153(61) = 0.016
  1. a Data not available for 13 noncholeraic patients and 3 cholera patients.
  2. b Data not available for 2 non-cholera patients.